Sound Designer

Do you want to dazzle millions with the iconic sound of a world famous action experience? Do you want to be part of an organic team where your input is recognized as contributing to a greater whole? Do you want to be a part of an epic journey, taking a classic game franchise into its second decade and beyond?

Starbreeze is looking for a Sound Designer to help build great audio experiences for our games today and in the future. You’ll be part of a friendly and collaborative team where everyone has their say and where we all help each other find the best solutions as a group. You’ll be involved in the entire production cycle of our games and DLCs, from idea to implementation, with plenty of opportunities to grow and to specialize in different areas according to your skills and interests.

Job Tasks:

  • Work closely within the audio team to design and produce original audio content which delivers gameplay immersion and elevates the Payday experience;
  • Champion audio direction, advocate audio excellence and deliver that one-of-a-kind experience Payday players have come to expect;
  • Collaborate with design, narrative, art and engineering teams to provide input and direction to achieve interactive sound, voice and music;
  • Implement audio assets using Wwise, UE4 and proprietary tools.

Must Have:

  • 4+ years working as a sound designer, preferably with game industry experience;
  • Passionate about the audio experience and committed to a cross-discipline and playtest-driven development environment;
  • Exceptional knowledge of Wwise and strong competence with Unreal Blueprints;
  • Fluency with common DAWs with a strong understanding of game audio, game platform limitations and performance optimization;
  • Experience with studio and field recording, signal flow, processing and mixing;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sound design and all stages involved in delivering a crafted aural experience in-game;
  • Great with time estimations, organization and prioritizing;
  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills.

Good to Have:

  • Ability to think logically, break down complex problems with a strong focus on details; 
  • Fluent in and comfortable reading common coding and scripting languages.
  • Experience working with a multiplayer shooter;
  • Experience with ambisonics;
  • Experience with the Payday franchise from a player perspective. 

To Be Successful in this position you are:

  • Driven to deliver the best possible audio experience to our players;
  • Driven to innovate and provide a fresh perspective to sound design.

Still reading? Good...because here’s the good part of this job ad:

We offer you a position at a company where we value empowerment, agility and ownership.  While we evolve we want you to grow with us and to develop as a professional.

Sounds good? Then we can’t wait to see your CV and portfolio and look forward to meeting you.  We recommend that you apply as soon as possible; selection and interviews are held continuously. Send your application with a resumé, portfolio and cover letter in English.  All applications must include a resumé and cover letter to be considered.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!



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Why work at Starbreeze?

  • Producer Driven Organization

    The organisation is build around, and with, the production team in the center, surrounded with the other departments to enable the creation of kick-ass games.

  • In the forefront of technology

    Developing games, do we need to say more?

  • Bank robbers, zombies, who knows what's coming next...

    We take ownership of the IP's we work with and have the future lined up with the worlds largest brands in production.

Culture... or is it a lifestyle?

Do you recognise yourself in the following description? If so you could be one of us!

Team Oriented – we value trust and openness; clear communication and the team result trumps the
individuals performance.

Ownership – we are committed to
delivering excellence, including holding ourselves and others accountable. We
get sh*t done.

Solution Minded – we always present solutions, based on analysis of identified problems.

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